The Creepiest Historical Clothing of All Time

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Happy Halloween, Bustle readers. Perhaps you clicked innocently on the Fashion + Beauty tab at the top of this page because you were hoping for some chic snaps and smart tips, like where to buy the best cozy socks, or easy ways to keep your cheeks bright.

Unfortunately, you've come to the wrong slideshow.

Clothing has not always been a warm and fuzzy refuge from horror. As a matter of fact, sometimes clothing is the source of the horror, designed to absolutely immobilize people with fear, as in sacrificial Druid robes. Or sometimes the clothing itself seems to be cursed — the source of some terrible black magic. Either way, you won't want to wear any of the following garments ever again.

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